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[pot-huhn-ter] /ˈpɒtˌhʌn tər/

a person who hunts for food or profit, ignoring the rules of sport.
a person who takes part in contests merely to win prizes.
a person who hunts for food or for profit without regard to the rules of sport
(informal) a person who enters competitions for the sole purpose of winning prizes


A person who scavenges in abandoned buildings, towns, fields, etc: Cemeteries are also considered fair game for pothunters

[1958+; probably an informal term for ”archaeologist,” since pots and pot fragments are so crucial to their work]


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